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Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women worldwide and  fourth in cancer-related deaths. In 2020, there were an estimated 604,000 diagnosed new cases of cervical cancer and 342,000 deaths worldwide. Learn about the appropriate screening tests, pap smear and the HPV vaccine to help prevent cervical cancer. Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable and treatable types of cancer.

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Signs & Symptoms of Cervical Cancer:

  • Irregular or postmenopausal bleeding
  • Increased vaginal discharge
  • More severe symptoms may arise at advanced stages

Please note: Abdominal bleeding doesn’t mean you have cervical cancer, but you should see your healthcare provider as soon as possible.

 

Reference: Prevent Cervical Cancer | Health Equity Features | CDC